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is it living here in an affluent city here, how difficult is the struggle. >> it's hard to find a job, for one. the living situation, it's all of us in a crowded house. >> reporter: how will this help you, i mean? >> it will alleviate me a little bit for the holidays and be able to give my daughter an awesome holiday season. >> reporter: okay. thank you so much crystal cordova, who's been waiting out here since 6:30 last night. sacred heart has been doing this for 48 years. they say the need is greater this year compared to last year. the high-tech job growth has not helped low income families, but this nonprofit needs food and toy donations for this give away to work. they say money is always welcome. now, these people are still waiting here. we're looking at somebody who's still sleeping under the umbrella. they're going to wait here. registration starts at 7:30 this morning. people can still come down here, but again, you have to be prepared -- to wait. reporting, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a 44-year-old man was shot in front of a home on west 18 18th street at 8:30 last ni
of the activities are taking place in the city. but he's also the president of the board of supervisors. i'd like you to welcome david chiu. (applause) >> glad to have you here. >> glad to be here. good morning. on behalf of the san francisco legislative body, our board of supervisors, i want to welcome you to our city of san francisco. and i first want to also echo what our fire chief just said as far as welcoming all of you who have been serving our country and the world in uniform. i want to thank those of you who helped to run our first responder departments around the bay area. i want to thank those of you who are our volunteers, our note programs here. and of course want to thank and welcome our san francisco secretary of state and the woman who manages and orders around that secretary of state, charles m. charlotte schultz. (applause) >> now, this week as you know, there is a lot going on here. and in addition to welcoming you here at the scenier leader seminar, i want to tell you we were so excited that the sls would be here that we decided this weekend to also require the americas cup to
you to reach out to the board of supervisors as well. it will be helpful to sit down with the city attorney about any other kind of potential conflicts that may arise and you can think about this in advance. we have a motion that we can do that without opposition. thank you. (gavel) call item number two. >> (reading) >> supervisor kim: this appointee is nominated but our supervisor in district 8, tim doherty, this is a reappointment. supervisor wiener? >> i think earlier this year i nominated tim dougherty to the bicycle committee and he was confirmed; he is highly qualified and an active member of the advisory committee. he fill the remainder of the term. he is up for a full new term. it did not receive confirmation of the hearing until early this week and he's actually in los angeles at a bicycle related conference. he has done a great job on the advisory committee and i would like to forward to the board subject of the public comment. >> supervisor kim: you like to speak, please step up. seeing none, public comment is now closed. normally it is approximate list comm
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city schooos olice chief. chief.megan gilliland is livee prom the baltimore citt sccools police department this morning with more on whattthis means foo your kids. good morning guys,the schooll policc union reeealed the vote in a letter to cce-o dr. andres alonso. the letter saas almost ttree quarters of officers voted theyyhave "no confidencce in ability to run the department. aggin... the vote comes after a fox 45 investigation found that dozens of crimes in to city ollce. inntead, rted - whht's known as an in-house - 3&1:34:04 i would say the pn-houue reporting is on thh pise. i would say it's on the responsible for that? uppee &plevel management upper level . management.union officials plan to meet with dr. alonso to discuss the vote later this month. meantime... the underlying problem of crime ii city schools is still there.just how many assaults have happened recently coming upp next half hour.live n east fox45 morninn news.an gilliland the search continuus ttday... for a ssspect in northeast baltimore... whoostole a car witt a 7-year-old boy in the ba. backseat.it ha
bit tricky figuring out how to handle this in the city. at no time will the port touch the money. it is a federal funding to assist us, but it only goes through federal agencies. the director of appropriations wound up with the department of defense. department of defense hoe the administering agency that does community projects, typically not this large, but they do do this kind of thing on the scale. once we got to this point, oea had a decision about how they -- who was going to execute it for them. and they tried hard to get mayor to take t. they talked to the coast guard. they looked at another agency that could grant it to the port directly and let us go out to bud. and after nine months, nobody wanted it. * bid we were fortunate to find a partner in the end in the united states navy. the salvage aerv of the navy which sits in naval sea systems command. it may be referred to in the staff report sue salve, supervisor for all salvage operations of the navy. the navy, then, in order to execute these funds has a previously competitively bid contract with titan salvage for all
. instead the city oakland wants to put into positions a compliance director and an assistant chief and this >> our proposal includes two additional persons. one will be a high level person that is solely committed for compliance and the second a compliance director that will work with the real time in the arm of the court to make sure that we can move forward, expeditiously. >> the city attorney is not pleased with progress up to this point but the will accelerate the progress. in the meantime, attorneys that want that federal takeover will not be agreeable unless that federal enforcement has hiring and firing powers. it is up to a federal judge and that is scheduled for next lamont. reporting live at the oakland police headquarters and dan kerman, kron 4. >>jacqueline: take a look of the rainfall totals in the last 24 hours. not even a quarter of an inch. concord, two tenths of 1 in. in less than that in other areas. would he word, as would a live look outside on stormtracker 4 radar. a word- >> the word >> hayward ho.... as we take a look at the overnight pattern it could indicat
filed for a federal takeover because they stated that the city is taking too long to prevent officer misconduct. oakland city o's attorney stated that it would be inappropriate to bring in an outsider to run an entire department. >> we are ready to step up. we will make sure that we will complete this. >> the city wants to create two positions within the department. a compliance director and an assistant chief. >> he will be at high level person that will be committed to working towards compliance. the compliance director would be assured record's that everything is going properly. >> this is not good enough. he has called for the federal takeover after waiting more than nine years for full compliance. he stated that there has been a lot will many statements but the end of the day they have not got it done. was this officer has full authority including the chief it is unacceptable. >> both sides will make their arguments before a federal judge and the hearing is scheduled for december 13th. the judge will make a decision or he will roll at a later date. >> a fremont committee is on a
and provisional ballots to be counted. >>> 7:23. well, a city council candidate in kentucky found out the hard way that every vote counts. robert mcdonald finished in a dead heat on tuesday for the walton city council. both had 669 votes. walton said he probably would have won if his wife, katie, had voted. she never made it to the polls because she works the overnight shift. she was sound asleep. >> she's like, you have to be kidding me. she could tell by the look on my face what it was. yeah, should have woke you up. >> that's the way it is in kentucky. well, the fate depends on the toss of a coin. whoever wins they will be seated on schedule -- city council. >>> there's speculation that after legallallizing the use of -- legalizing the use of marijuana could bring in more people to those states. the federal government which bans the use of marijuana is reviewing the issue and obviously federal law trumps state law. so still a lot of issues to be worked out. >>> absolutely. let's go to sal. we have a new crash in oakland. >> where is it? >> in a bad spot right here at 880. we have a camera there
rrcovered. fiirs on fox tonight...there's reason to believe that many tickets issueddby tte city's speed cameras....are flat ut wrong. and if you drive a bus or a big rig....you could be a victim. victimmlook at these actual videos from the speed camera near poly western high school. all show big rigs...aal - finee for going aa least 59 the speeddlimit.the city admits the readings from the wrong"... adar are "abnormally (20:35:08) "its the reflecting the radar....." but its launched a citywide colored rrbbons filled the streets of west baltimore slain sslliers. lined the sidewaal of the new - psalmist baptist church.it was part of their prayers or peace mmmorial. each gold ribbon has the name, rank and age of thousands oo mmn and women ho've lost their lives in iraq and afghanistan. the bbue and green ribbbns are for those still fighting and for those who are praying for peace. mayor stephanii rawlings-blake and congressman elijah cummings also helped pay tribute tootheefallen soldiers. 3 "we wanted to take a moment o let everyone know juut wwat it cost and also to let the fami
tracking how those cuts could affect the cities and counties in virginia. >> we still haven't recovered from the last recession, but washington was not as harshly impacted as other parts of the country because federal spending kept people employed here, but now ironically instead of our salvation that, connection could be a curse. schools in northern virginia could take a hit if virginia cuts budgets to offset the fiscal cliff. governor mcdonnell's office directed agencies to identify potential cuts of 4%. 14% of the fairfax county school budget comes from the state. drainsville supervisor john foust says any cut to that would hurt. >> we're going to be concerned about any cut in funding given how tight our budget is, especially given the fact we feel the state is underfunding us now. >> reporter: like the state, fairfax county has asked its departments to also prepare for the fiscal cliff and look for 5% in savings, but the biggest threat to the schools and the northern virginia economy is sequestration. economists predict up to a half a million jobs could be loss in the d.c. area tha
of oakland to the city. the san mateo bridge the cut. a wet deck away the drive 12 minutes from and again. a dry break south bound 101 the golden gate bridge no accident to report for your ride come out of the north bay james. >> thank you erica. san jose five r as battle a one a long are at st. thomas more school the happened about 1:00 a.m.. it is located 1565 south white road. the fire out of control quickly. no reports of injuries. the cause is still under investigation we will let you know when firefighters learn more. >> according to the utility company him out and start around 15. the cause of the outage has not been determined that are working to get fixed periods as they figure out how and why it went out there and be a man who killed six and injured 13 more in the tucson shooting rampage has and sentenced to life in prison without he was given seven consecutive life terms plus 140 years in prison. he also came face-to-face with the first time with representative deborah l. gifford. she was one of the 13 injured in 2011. her husband mark kelly spoke about the attack here is what
the city and the port insured on their policy to get the extra bit of risk release. >> if i could interject as well, [speaker not understood] we own today. we had it thrown away once and it cost us almost a million dollars to bring it home. and we have to go out every storm and either folks or machines out there to de-water it so it won't sink. that's how we got comfortable. if he we owned that risk, it would be lovely to transfer it to somebody else. we haven't found anybody to do that, so, hope that helps. >> and the navy wouldn't take it. [laughter] >> we're stuck. >> any further questions or comments? i don't have any. it's a complicated project. i guess you're just asking us to go ahead with the first phase and it sounds like we should proceed with that and we'll wait to hear from you what is the next two phases need to be. >> we'll make a recommendation to executive director moyer with briefings questions if you're interested and how we figure out the trade-offs. we'll ultimately come to you to approve a contract vehicle one form or another to extend the port funds to finish it off. >
controversy. >>> gas rationing in new york city and long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy. after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassmann is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. behind me you see one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey. this one is the new home for 750 emergency workers and 60 storm victims. there are also hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning, 11 days after sandy hit this shore line. in wintry somerset county northern new jersey, utility crews are still days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter with his a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just had gotten her electricity back on monday. >> such a relief like returning to civilization. >> reporter: that relief didn't last long. >> and then all of a sudden poof. and there we are, back in the middle ages. >> reporter: governor andrew cuoma blasted lipa utility company that services long island. >> part of it is just the
information for a popular video game. ktvu's claudine wong is in redwood city this morning. has been getting reaction this morning. >> reporter: that's right, we are in front of electric arts here in redwood city. this is the company that makes the video game, medal of honor, war fighter, a game that has being touted as realistic and so realistic that the seven navy seals are in trouble. this is video of that game released just last month. the company said in it's first press release about the game that it was written by tier one operators deployed over seas and allows users to experience the action as it might have unfolded. a tier one operator is commandos involved in sensitive operations and these are members of seal team 6 the commando unit credited with the operation against osama bin laden's compound last year. those seals didn't ask the government before they talked and 7 of them have received letters of reprimand and will lose half their pay for two months. admiral gary binneli issued a statement we do not tolerate deviations from the policies that governor who we are in the united s
rationing started this morning in new york city and on long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassman is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. behind me is one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey, 750 emergency workers and about 60 storm victims. but there are hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning 11 days after sandy hit this coastline. in wintry somerset county, northern new jersey, utility crews are days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter was a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just got her electricity back on monday. >> it was a relief. >> reporter: but that relief didn't last long. >> all of a sudden poof. and there we are back in the middle ages. >> reporter: in new york andrew cuomo blasted the power company that serves long island complaining it mismanaged the crisis. >> part of it is just the management and the performance, which has been unacceptable and they fai
. how the city is working to provide housing to veterans with no place else to go. >> a fuel crisis looms in areas hit hard by first sandy and now that nasty nor'easter. find out what's being done to protect a dwindling supply. >> yeah, a lot going on up there, will. the good news i guess for them, at least in the short term, is this weekend weather. no more nor'easter he is, we're talking lots of sunshine all unand down the east coast. we will have a sneak peek at aur weekend forecast and what we think is going on this evening. a live view of the jefferson. stay with us. fox news at five will come right back. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. spa r. >>> president obama plans to travel to new york next week following back-to-back storms in the northeast. some people got power on and lost it again. fox's david lee miller has the latest from the commune of sea bright, new jersey. >> reporter: folks frustrated and cold, unable to escape ot crisis of mother nature. gas rationing is a necessity righ
being made. that is good sign. also hundreds of volunteers piled into buses at city hall this morning with their own tools and shovels helping out super storm sandy victims. volunteers sorting goods going house to house and cleaning up parks. groups are leaving a large footprint and makeshift donation centers are popping up. >> the people, a lot of progress they made. as far as like the government help, they are kind of slow with it. all the togetherness is beautiful thing about it. >> fema says $276 million will already in the hands of new yorkers. 26 disaster recovery centers are in place. food, water and blankets and phone and internet access as well as information. >> i owe them an answer. i owe them to work harder and get it done. somebody asked me the other day, yeah, but you are bringing people from all over the country. i met people in hawaii, california that are all here. a lot of them are former new yorkers are coming back because they care about this town. >> reporter: reminiscent of the 1970s, gas rationing seems to be helping somewhat with the hour's long lines. odd-even
to turn colder and that means more folks will need more winter gear. baltimore city officials hosted an energy assistance expo at baltimore community college. representatives from the home energy programs helped citizens apply for assistance and other resources to help manage their utility bills. >> what most people don't know about, and i think that's what this program is about today, is that they can get assistance. don't wait until your utility is cut off. you can go down and sit down with the utility company and say, look, i'm having a problem. >> and officials say fewer people showed up this year, which is a good thing, which means most people are learning how to manage their income better and don't need the assistance. >>> well, this is veterans day. the va maryland health care system teamed up with a local veterans organization to hold a memorial service. the third annual memorial service was held in towsend. >> this is a ceremony that will remember those veterans that have passed away. again, trying to remember those who have given their time, their service for our country.
for marriage equality this week. the holy city says human society was founded on the structure of marriage between a man and woman and called on catholics to continue fighting to uphold church teaching in the face of "politically correct ideologies." maryland's new law allowing gay documents marry takes effect in january. >>> a thief strikes a nile salon in south florida last weekend, and it's caught on this surveillance tape. but what's making headlines is the brazen -- the age of the brazen bandit. the video shows the suspect could be younger than 10-years-old. he got away with $900 in cash. police have no suspects but are still actively investigating the case. >>> thanksgiving right around the corner. that means the annual thanksgiving day parade, and today macy's began testing some of its new balloons. >>> and a warmup this weekend, but how long will it last? [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pills
that the 2% payroll tax cuts will end. >>> some people in new york city took up shovels and tools to help victims of super storm sandy. the volunteers got on buses at city hall and went to some of the hardest hit areas like staten island. they are sorting goods, checking on residents, delivering supplies. there are 36 diaster recovery centers in new york city with more to come. >>> while things are improving nearly two weeks after the storm, there are plenty of people who still do not have power. fox's peter doocey has more on why some are running out of patience. >> reporter: almost two weeks after super storm sandy passed through, some people are still without company. the largest company on long island, lipa now being blamed for poor preparation. >> i don't believe what they did was adequate. i don't believe it was right. part of it is the system design and part of it is just their performance and the fact that these utilities are a monopoly. >> reporter: government-owned lipa asked other utility companies for 700 workers to help them restore power but they ended needing 10,000. the co
cities. infrastructure regulations, you cannot build anything which is not 7.5, or less than a 7.5. if there is a mother who has no diapers and no food for their children, 24 hours and everything is, you know, no water, no nothing, people tend to go to a supermarket, absolutely broken, no one is in there, and start looting. so -- and it's something that you have to understand. so usually police, the armed forces time to react is very, very important. and in navy aspects we have a plan and we put that plan in effect and it works so it's very good, this kind of meetings because that is exactly what you are doing. naval effects as usual prove their flexibility and their capacity to remain in the affected areas for a long time without any logistical support so we can do a lot. that plan put the surface units in less than 24 hours. naval doctrine was highly effective. most of our ships -- the earthquake was at 3.34 and most of our ships get underway at about 4:00 or 4.10. one of them without a captain, he is not a captain any more, but all people get into the ship and ships get und
york city. you may have heard that nickname before because of so many restrictions and the taxes from salt to sugary beverages, keeping the beverages below 16 ounces. well, maybe that's not necessarily the right way forward, at least if you look at what's happening around the world. someone else, it seems, thought the fat tax was a decent idea. apparently though, did not work out. >> this is in denmark, right. >> alisyn: correct. >> it's interesting, a country, well, the word danish is involved, which is kind of fat in itself. they have the same idea, sugary drinks, fatty foods, saturated fat. we all know it's bad for us. they wanted to put a tax on it. didn't work out. they found out it was bad to business and some people were going to neighboring countries to get the food and sugary drinks so they wouldn't have to pay the tax in denmark, so they're going to kill it. >> alisyn: it did exist a little more than a year and did not accomplish its goal of helping people lose weight n denmark, 47% of danes are overweight and 13% are obese and people were trying other tricky things to get t
be getting out. live here in redwood city claudine wong ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in just a couple of hours, president obama will address the nation this morning for the first time since being reelected. the president will speak from the white house at 10:05 our time this morning. coming up for you the at 5:15, the message the president is expected to give congress about how to avoid the fiscal cliff. >>> also this morning, republican house speaker john boehner will hold his own news conference. he's expected to tell us the republican position on avoiding the fiscal cliff. boehner says he's the most reasonable guy in washington and believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election, but mitt romney's campaign advisor says president obama are will win the state. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama of course won the election without florida's 29 electoral votes. >>> time 5:07. we have rain and wet roads and sal we have
of the men's names have not been released. >>> people in new york city took up shovels and tools to help victims of superstorm sandy. volunteers got on buses at city hall and went to some of the hardest-hit areas in staten island, delivering supplies and cleaning up degree. there's currently 26 disaster recovery centers set up in the city, with more coming. >>> and while things are improving nearly two weeks after the storm, there's plenty of people who still don't have power. fox's peter ducey has details on why some are out of electricity and out of patience. >> reporter: 3% of new jersey and 2% of the state of new york are still in the dark today, almost two weeks after superstorm sandy passed through. it was a storm everyone knew was coming, but the largest power company on long island, the long island power authority, or lipa, is now being blamed for poor preparation. >> i don't believe what they did was adequate. i don't believe it was right. i believe part of it is this system design and part of it is just their performance and part of it is the fact these utilities are a monopoly
in an odd number, and tomorrow drivers with tags ending in an even number can fill up in new york city. with all the power outages, only a quarter of gas stations are operating. that causes long lines, of course, which officials say has caused panic buying and hoarding. >> it has worked well in new jersey and although the shortages are more severe here because we're further down the supply chain, we help it will mitigate the worse of our problems. >> there's good news in staten island, fema's mobile office is open again following the nor'easter this week. >>> very special arrival in new york in the wake of superstorm sandy. a fire truck named the spirit of louisiana being pulled into long beach from the bayou state. it was built 11 years ago and sent to new york as a replacement truck after the 9/11 attacks. it was then sent back to louisiana to help after hurricane katrina. the truck will now help in new york. >>> 11 minutes after 7:00 on this friday morning. increased efforts to battle a big problem in d.c. schools. students who don't show up. coming up next, details of one idea on t
to people in cities, in the northeast, they can't be a one-region party. again, it's not just bobby jindal, it's across the board where you have prominent, influential republicans re-thinking what it means to a republican. and that is, i think that is the one silver lining for the republican party from the results last week. >> by the way, jim, that's a big, big silver lining. a big silver lining. this is a party, this wasn't a goldwater type wipeout. it was a couple of percentage points in the popular vote. you have a president whose campaign team was brilliant and they outmaneuvered the republicans tactically in nine states. no doubt, we were out of touch with voters on issues, but it was a huge tactical win for the white house, two percentage points. this wasn't a landslide, and if we recalibrate and stop listening to the conservative media complex or whatever david from called it, that's good news. >> one question is, if you use the dlc model of the democratic model after '84 trying to find a modernizing and moderate way forward, i think i'm right it was founded in '85. that took seven
s.e.a.l.s unit 6 and government secrets. redwood city based eelectronics arts -- electronics' game is being touted as from navy s.e.a.l.s. and the pentagon says those s.e.a.l.s. are going to be reprimanded because they signed nondisclosure agreement forms. >> if you want to play the game, you have to play by the rules. and they accept the rules. i think -- and they accepted the rules. and they still have to play the rules like everybody else. >> all seven s.e.a.l.s were given a letter of reprimand and docked two months' pay and others are still under investigation. >>> officials at san francisco state university cut the ribbon this morning on a new place for military veterans. it's called vets -- vets owner -- corner. it's designed to be a place where military veterans studying at san francisco state can meet with other veterans. it also gives them a quiet place to study. there's also a veterans services center which opened two years ago. it gives veterans help with admissions, final aid and jump -- financial aid and job searching. >>> flames shot out the roof of this home not far
with the city. fema is well represented and we have several defense coordinating officers here over the past couple of days. certainly the california national guard is represented heavily here. obviously they are going to be the first guys to respond to a disaster and they have several interesting roles not only from a state perspective but as they get federalized or with the dual status commander managing federal response and federal authorities of military authorities flowing in. and most significantly, we're represented today with the commander of northern command, general jackoby. as you know, defense report to civil authorities is not a primary mission area for the department of defense. we have codified it in policy over the years and certainly things have advanced since 9/11 and hurricane katrina, but there has been a real gap in detailed preplanning for emergency response, particularly as it works its way down the chain into the tactical forces that would respond, most specifically i think those on active duty. this is an area that we don't tend to pay a lot of attention to and ver
are isolated because the roads are swamped. the city of venice is slowly returning to normal after a weekend deluge. here is the report on the flooding throughout italy. >> it seems there is no end in sight to the gushing water. in this part of italy, towns have become inundated, bringing life to a standstill. this is the seaside town. in summer tourists normally flock here in the thousands. now, people are doing everything they can to get out. roads and recreation grounds are submerged in brown, soupy water. and in some warts of this region the only way to get around is by boat. elsewhere, it is just not safe at all. the area affected is just north of rome. here it has been raining for days. the bad weather has swept across italy. in venice, seasonal flooding was higher and more widespread than normal. and unless you were in a gondola, there was little way to stay dry. there the floods are receding. but it is now the waterlogged regions of tuscana and brea that are baring the brunt. "bbc news." >> right now china's ruling communicatist party is meeting in beijing to anoint its new leaders.
with a gun. >> nighttime is pretty dangerous. the city, and we want the city to at least look after our cab drivers. >> reporter: attorneys for both teens asked they be released to home confinement. the judge said, no. scheduled to appear back neer hn court later this month. darcy spencer, news 4. >> thanks. >>> thousands still without power from west virginia to new york. some residents have had enough. they took their outrage to the streets. >>> a community effort to beautify a part of prince george's county today, and ahead of tomorrow's veterans day holiday, returning >>> frustrations beginning to boil over on long island. residents there angry that it's been almost two weeks since superstorm sandy, and they are still without power. dozens rallied outside the headquarters of the long island power authority today to voice anger. as of this afternoon, more than 60,000 customers still in the dark. the company says it could still be until tuesday before everyone's electricity it restored. >>> and a 4.3 magnitude earthquake centered ten miles west of whitesburg not far from the kentucky/virg
tomorrow. no word on what will happen to a similar gas rationing plan in new york city and on long island. that started last friday and remains in place toght. >>> three navy ships are back in virginia tonight after helping the northeast part of the country recover from that storm. two ships are based in norfolk, one in virginia beach. the ships were used as a landing platform during search and recovery missions. the servicemen and women worked on restoration efforts in staten island, new york city and on new jersey's barrier islands. the crew also repaired the hoboken ferry terminal. >>> america spent the day honoring the nation's veterans one day after the official veterans day holiday. in dallas, hundreds lined the street for the annual veterans day parade. a similar scene played out this morning in the military town of virginia beach. that city hosted its 42nd annual veterans day parade. one of the biggest veterans day parades in the country. >>> the federal government is giving up on a move to take over the local world war i memorial op the national mall and turn it into a national m
on wednesday. the dow was down just 9 1/2. this city at 12,801. if everyone is waiting to hear from the president talking about the upcoming fiscal cliff at the end of the year that has been shaking wall street of the last couple of days. we will stay on the air past 10:00 and bring you the president's address live here on the kron4 morning news before we join dr. phil and progress after that. we expect a statement from president obama just after 10:00. we'll have more kron4 news continues. >> 710 a m and 401k balances are hitting record highs. companies are ramping up their contributions. the average 401k balance climbed to $7,000 according to financial investments around the country. this is the highest level the firm has seen since it began collecting this data 12 years ago. the increase is the combination of this the stock market employee contributions and employer matching. >> when it is time to graduate is time to graduate board and get out or we will find new. students that have the credits to graduate should graduate but dull. they concede it's a class is. the plan will be t
a robust provider system, and you do, one that the cities and counties and states should be proud of. because they get it. they get it out here. but the hospitals, they will have to figure it out. but what if you are a country and all of a sudden you have an earthquake and by the way the one thing you need most because of that earthquake, the hospital infrastructure, is gone. can we describe a scenario that could be like that? i remember when i was in college a popular thing was the national lampoon and they did a parody of the political science final. please write a scenario where world events and powers provide and results in total thermonuclear warfare results and the next question was, please create a lab practical to test your theory. is there a lab practical to test this theory? haiti. as you know, a few years ago the haitian people suffered an earthquake and the initial problem was crush injuries. yes, infection and dysentery and water supply and all those things would follow fairly soon, but the initial catastrophe was crush injuries, trauma, and the hospitals were gon
increasingly damaging storms in the midwest. if you're looking for full-time employment, the city of chicago is holding its first-ever job fair right now. it's being held at kennedy king college at 63rd and halsted street. the city is looking to fill hundreds of positions. there are also openings at the c-t-a, chicago public schools the city colleges, the park district and the chicago housing authority. more than one-thousand people have passed through the fair so far. job hunters began lining up at five o'clock this morning, and the line is stretching for several blocks. mickey and minnie mouse made a special visit to chicago today. they came all the way from walt disney world to test the lights for the upcoming mag mile light's festival. the festival is november 17th at 5-30 p-m. mickey and minnie are once again the grand marshals of the event that includes lighting more than one million lights on 2-hundred trees. more fallout after the storm. >> new congressional budget office report predicts the economy would fall into a recession if there was a lengthy impasse in washington. >> good a
until 1:00 but there were so many people that it was extended the city does plan to hold more job fears next year. if you smoke want to buy a firearm or play golf it will cost you more. help for veterans a new organization aimed at helping improve services from illinois service members and if you enjoyed the mild weather today you will love this weekend. smokers get it again as they well know anytime the government needs money this time a dollar more per pack on cigarettes part of the cook county budget overwhelmingly approved today except by one commissioner who smokes. republican and democratic commissioners applauded the passage of a new budget the work of cook county president tony preckwinkle. with commissioner william beaver and the only dissenter of cook county's 2.9 $5 billion budget passes by a 16-1 vote thank you so much for your leadership and working with us to prepare a budget for our government the rest of the budget shortfall close with staff cuts in eliminating vacant positions, less overtime consolidating excess office space and reducing health-care costs, most importa
, the pittsburgh steelers beat the kansas city chiefs in overtime. they tied the game in a field goal at the end of regulation. the steelers were set up for the game winning three pointer in ot. the win could be costly. pittsburgh quarterback ben roethlisberger left the game with a shoulder injury after being sacked in the third quarter. >> pittsburgh holding their breath, no doubt. >> all right. thank you, christine. >>> 16 minutes past the hour. time for your "early reads." eyes wide shut. vernon lowe, "the washington post" reporter who co-wrote paula broadwell's book about general petraeus says he was dumb founded by their affair. he spent 16 months working on the book with broadwell wrote an op-ed posted last night saying "on rare occasions her good looks and close access would prompt a colleague to raise an eyebrow about their relationship. but i never took it seriously." >> it feels like there are 1,000 more shoes to drop on this story. the "seattle times," rescuers will continue their search for two missing men. they spotted the men last night but because of bad weather and wind, they had
you. see you shortly. >> oakland city leaders are frantically trying to hold off the appointment of a federal receiver designed to implement reform in the police departmen department. those reforms came out of a settlement in 2003 from the infamous ryder trial you may recall that. 4 rogue policen victimize more than 100 people according to court records. the federal government feels that nine years has been enough time to implement the reforms. the city though wants a judge to appoint a compliance director claiming that a receiver with power to fire the police chief and his command staff would cripple the city of oakland. >>> third man is under arrest tonight for vandize ago muni bus while san francisco fans celebrated winning the world series. 24-year-old adam diaz of oakland is in jail right now for felony vandalism and destroying passenger transit vehicle. that's him in action. police say diaz used a skate board to break windows on the edge of the bus. side of the bus. they credit help from the public in argue diaz after the pictures i showed you were put all over tele
, around city blocks. in states like florida, north carolina, new hampshire, and virginia, where i saw them first happened covering the election in virginia on tuesday. a four hour wait where i was. lines were not the only problem, take racine, wisconsin where seven or eight sites ran out of ballots on election day. or in pennsylvania where this machine was malfunctioning. just a small sampling of the problems on election day. and now, despite all of those problems, the supreme court just agreed to hear a change to the voting rights act. it is the most powerful tool. the plaintiff, an alabama county says the fed should not subject some states to stricter standards than others. can the u.s. election process even be fixed? joining me now, voting expert and professor of law, rick hasen. thank you for joining me. you say there was another election meltdown this year, and again, in florida, on your election law blog, i saw that you said let's declare florida an election disaster area and bring in the feds. first, why do you call it a disaster area, do you think those long lines actually affected
, washington saturday after the group was initially barred it from purchase of bidding by the city. the peace group filed a discrimination lawsuit and was allowed to march after a judge issued a temporary restraining order. the issue of tax cuts for the wealthiest americans has taken center stage in the political battle over a looming fiscal cliff of tax increases and spending hikes that could tip the country into economic recession at the start of next year. "the new york times" reports that president obama is hoping to recruit corporate executives to accept higher taxes and assurances of democratic votes to reduce so-called entitlements. on saturday, president obama defended tax hikes for the wealthy. >> i am open to new ideas but i refuse to accept any approach that is not balanced. i cannot ask students or seniors or middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people making over $250,000 a year are not as to pay a dime more in taxes. >> house speaker john boehner argued against any tax rises -- tax hikes. >> instead of raising taxes on americans, let's begin to solve the pr
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